2 1. Rewrite these statements as reported speech. Start with “Bob said”1. The bus is late. Bob said that the bus was late.2. Living in London is very expensive.3. We are going to have dinner now.4. The cat frightened Lida.5. There are many theatres in London.6. There is “Shrek” on in the cinema.7. We cant be late for the class.8. They start singing at 7 p.m.9. I have to work this weekend.
3 2. Change the direct speech into reported speech 1. “I don’t like watching TV”. Tom says he doesn’t like watching TV.2. “Your music is too loud”. Her mum said ___________________________3. “My favourite drink is orange juice”. Peter says ____________________4. “I like collecting stamps”. She said __________________________________5. “Saturday is the best day of the week”. Mary thinks _________________
4 3. Read the text on page 16 of PB and put “T” for true statements or “F” for false ones 1. Ted and Mark are fourteen now. _________2. Ted and Mark are doing eight subjects. _________3. Ted and Mark would like to go to work after school. _________4. Ted and Mark are taking their GCSE exams in June. _________5. British schoolchildren have the same subjects and lessons until they are thirteen. _________6. They take exams in year 11. _________7. They are in year 11 when the are at the age of fourteen. ________8. There is a PE exam in June. _________9. Ted and Mark go to school from Monday to Saturday. _________10. Afternoon lessons finish at quarter to 4. _________TFTTTFFFT
5 4. Complete each sentences using a word from the “New Vocabulary” on p 1. British children should take _________________ exams at the age of sixteen.2. In year 11 they take General Certificate in Secondary ______________exams that are called GCSE in short.3. At thirteen British children can choose different subjects to study andInformation ________________ among them.4. Every _____________ British school has got a Gymnasium and an Assembly Hall.5.British children go to a _____________ school until they are 11.6. In most _______________ schools schoolchildren have to wear uniforms.7. If British schoolchildren are going to study at the University they should___________ two or more 'A' level ____________ s after their GCSEs.nationaleducationtechnologysecondaryprimarytypicaltakeexam
6 Write what Kate said: 1) “I know Janet’s telephone number”. 2) “It’s a nice weather today”.3) “I live not far from the centre of the city”.4) “My mother is a teacher, and my father works in the police”.5) “I have got an elder brother and a little sister”.6) “My room is rather big and cozy”.7) “Dogs are very clever animals”.8) “My grandparents live not far from my house”.